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Iraq: Finally a Hand That Fits My Body

‘It’s my first time in Sulaymaniyah,’ continues Emad, who is from Mosul. ‘I had another prosthesis before, but it didn’t fit very well. This one I can really move. It feels like part of my body. This is really a hand worthy of the name. A hand that fits my body.’
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Let’s Look Forward

"The grass looked greener in the other field, so I thought I’d take my sheep there to graze. There’s an abandoned military base, but I didn't think that ... " This is how Othman begins his story. A prosthesis replaces…

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Our Bodies are Maps of Pain

The rocky mountains around Sulaymaniyah are capped with snow. Rain beats on the door of every house and on the roof of EMERGENCY’s Rehabilitation Centre. Samad leaves his tailor’s workshop and comes over to us, taking care on his prostheses.…

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